Andries Bartholomeus Burger, 17821841 (aged 59 years)

Name
Andries Bartholomeus /Burger/
Given names
Andries Bartholomeus
Surname
Burger
Birth calculated June 6, 1782 39 30
Citation details: Death notice: Andreas Bartholomeus BURGER (1842), MOOC 6/9/25 #5360/1842, (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQX-MQYY-S?cc=2517051&wc=WV44-SZV%3A1598082367 : 12 September 2017), 007844936 > image 1393 of 2223; Pietermaritzburg Archives (Formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 31 Dec 2018
Baptism September 22, 1782 39 30 (aged 3 months)

Citation details: Burger, p499, b2c1d1e5.
War
French troops depart the Cape
1784 (aged 1 year)

Note: Consequence of signing the [Treaty of Paris (3 Sep 1783)](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Treaty_of_Pa…

Consequence of signing the Treaty of Paris (3 Sep 1783). Source: Wikipedia

Death of a motherMaria Susanna du Toit
about 1786 (aged 3 years)

Citation details: du Toit, p249, a1b5c4d2.
Marriage of a parentWillem BurgerJudith Catharina GrundlinghView this family
May 6, 1787 (aged 4 years)

Citation details: Burger, p499, b2c1d1.
War
French Revolution
from 1789 to 1799 (aged 16 years)

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/French_Revolution)
Historical Event
Dutch East India Company goes bankrupt
1795 (aged 12 years)

Note: The Dutch East India Company is in financial ruins. 29 January – Farmers expelled the officials of t…

The Dutch East India Company is in financial ruins. 29 January – Farmers expelled the officials of the Dutch East India Company and established an independent government at Graaff Reinet. 18 June - Swellendam follows Graaff Reinet and declares a republic under Hermanus Steyn. The Netherlands is invaded by the French under the leadership of Napoléon Bonaparte. A republic is declared by Dutch revolutionaires and the Prince of Orange flees to England. 16 September – British forces under General Sir James Henry Craig seizes the Cape Colony for the Stadtholder Prince William V of Orange. The republics of Graaff Reinet and Swellendam reject the British and the British army is sent in. The start of free trade was announced. Source: Wikipedia

Historical Event
The Cape becomes a British Colony
March 5, 1797 (aged 14 years)

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1790s_in_South_Africa)
MarriageElise Sophia BurgerView this family
November 6, 1803 (aged 21 years)
Citation details: Burger, p499, b2c1d1e5.
Town founded
The settlement of Grahamstown is founded
1812 (aged 29 years)

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1812_in_South_Africa)
MarriageMaartje Sophia van HeerdenView this family
October 30, 1815 (aged 33 years)
Citation details: Burger, p499, b2c1d1e5.
Citation details: Marriage: Andries Bartholomeus BURGER and Maartje Sophia VAN HEERDEN (1815), https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSV8-QDR2?i=80&cat=959223 : accessed 3 Feb 2019
War
Napoleonic Wars
from May 18, 1803 to November 20, 1815 (aged 33 years)

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Napoleonic_Wars)
Natural disaster
Drought
1809 (aged 26 years)

Note: A severe drought occurs in the eastern frontier region. Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org…

A severe drought occurs in the eastern frontier region. Source: Wikipedia

Town founded
Cradock is founded
August 27, 1818 (aged 36 years)

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1818_in_South_Africa)
Historical Event
British settlers
1820 (aged 37 years)

Note: 17 March - The first British settlers arrived in Table Bay, Cape Town on the *Nautilus* and the *Cha…

17 March - The first British settlers arrived in Table Bay, Cape Town on the Nautilus and the Chapman. 1 May - The Albury reaches Cape Town bringing settlers to Albany, South Africa. They arrive in Algoa Bay on 15 May. 2 May - La Belle Alliance reached Cape Town. She brought British settlers to Algoa Bay. 4000 British settlers started arriving in Algoa Bay (Port Elizabeth), they settled in Grahamstown and along the frontier. Source: Wikipedia

MarriageElsie Johanna van der MerweView this family
April 8, 1822 (aged 39 years)
Citation details: Burger, p499, b2c1d1e5.
Citation details: Death notice: Andreas Bartholomeus BURGER (1842), MOOC 6/9/25 #5360/1842, (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQX-MQYY-S?cc=2517051&wc=WV44-SZV%3A1598082367 : 12 September 2017), 007844936 > image 1393 of 2223; Pietermaritzburg Archives (Formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 31 Dec 2018
Economic Event
British sterling adopted
1825 (aged 42 years)

Note: Rix dollar (Dutch: *Rijsksdaalder*) is converted into the British sterling. Source: [Wikipedia](http…

Rix dollar (Dutch: Rijsksdaalder) is converted into the British sterling. Source: Wikipedia

Historical Event
Great trek
1835 (aged 52 years)

Note: *Voortrekkers* start leaving the Cape Colony. Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1835…

Voortrekkers start leaving the Cape Colony. Source: Wikipedia

Death of a sisterMagdalena Elizabeth Burger
before September 1, 1840 (aged 58 years)

Citation details: Death notice: Schalk Willem BURGER (1840), MOOC 6/9/22 #4555, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQX-MQLC-2?mode=g&i=516&cat=331262 image 517/2223 : accessed 10 Mar 2017
Quality of data: primary evidence
Note: Deceased at the time of her son's death.
Death of a fatherWillem Burger

Death November 27, 1841 (aged 59 years) Age: 59 years 5 months 21 days
Citation details: Death notice: Andreas Bartholomeus BURGER (1842), MOOC 6/9/25 #5360/1842, (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQX-MQYY-S?cc=2517051&wc=WV44-SZV%3A1598082367 : 12 September 2017), 007844936 > image 1393 of 2223; Pietermaritzburg Archives (Formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 31 Dec 2018